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Nicole Quinn

General Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners 

Nicole Quinn is General Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, where she focuses on consumer and FinTech investing. She led Series A in Cameo and Lady Gaga’s Haus Labs and seed rounds in Girlboss, Illumix, and Sagely. She also invested in Series B in Calm and Series C in Goop. Earlier, she sourced Rothy’s and Zola.

Prior to Lightspeed, Nicole had her own startup in the wearables space and worked at a European FinTech startup Nutmeg. Earlier in her career, she was at Morgan Stanley, where she worked on the IPOs for Facebook, Pandora, Groupon, and Ocado.

Nicole has been featured in The Wall Street Journal’s VC Women to Watch and Marie Claire New Guard Awards. She is on Lightspeed’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and an advocate for change around diversity.

Nicole received a B.A. in Economics and Math from York, England, and an MBA from Stanford.


About Lightspeed Venture Partners
Founded: 2000  |  HQ: United States  |  Stage: Seed–Growth